Nebraska CLE requirements

Whether you're an experienced Nebraska attorney or newly admitted, here's what you need to know about Nebraska’s mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) requirements.

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Nebraska CLE requirements - general information

General information
CLE credit requirement10 credits every year
Categories8 General CLE 
CLE compliance deadlineDecember 31
CLE reporting deadlineJanuary 20
Approved Quimbee formats
Live webcast
Limit 5 credits for all distance learning courses

Carryover5 live, general CLE credits
CLE reporting instructionsQuimbee reports the previous week's attendance for approved on-demand courses to the Nebraska Supreme Court through their website each Wednesday. Please retain your certificate as proof of your attendance. You may also access your certificate from our website at any time.

Nebraska CLE requirements

What is my requirement as a Nebraska-licensed attorney?

Nebraska-licensed attorneys are required to complete 10 credits each year, including 2 ethics and professionalism credits.

How can Quimbee help me complete my CLE requirement?

Nebraska-licensed attorneys may complete 5 credits through Quimbee's on-demand courses and live webcasts. Quimbee does get select on-demand courses approved. All other courses may be applied for individually through their online account.

How else can I earn CLE credit?

  • Attend approved, live, in-person CLE courses. 
  • Attend approved "in-house" CLE courses. 
  • Teach pre-approved CLE courses. 
  • Attend J.D. or graduate-level law courses offered by American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited law school.

When must I complete my CLE requirement?

Nebraska attorneys must complete their CLE requirement by December 31.

Can I carry over credit from my last reporting cycle?

Yes, up to 5 general credits from live CLE courses may be carried over to the following reporting cycle.

Newly Admitted Attorneys

I'm a new attorney. When do I report CLE credit?

Newly admitted Nebraska attorneys begin their CLE requirement on January 1 of the year following admission to the Nebraska State Bar Association.Up to 5 live credits earned in the year of admission may be carried over into their first reporting cycle.

CLE compliance and reporting

When do I report the CLE credits that I have earned?

In October of each year, attorneys will receive an email notification to review their online accounts and make sure all credits have been reported.

How do I report the CLE credits that I have earned?

Nebraska attorneys must submit a report through the use of the on-line Nebraska MCLE system, showing that they have completed the MCLE requirement. This report must be submitted not later than January 31.


Contact info

Mandatory Continuing Legal Education
Attorney Services Divisions 
13808 Normal Blvd.
Lincoln, NE 68506 

Rules & Regulations

Nebraska CLE Rules